Re: John Hollinger's Rebound Rate

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• Dean s got it. The thing that trips people some times is that the team minutes, if they aren t the sum of individual minutes, have to be multiplied by five. I
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Dean's got it. The thing that trips people some times is that the
team minutes, if they aren't the sum of individual minutes, have to
be multiplied by five. I believe that would make your totals
between .04 and .225, which is exactly what you should be getting.

--- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "Dean Oliver" <deano@r...>
wrote:
> --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "nickouli5" <NikoTMP@g...>
wrote:
> > I have been trying to figure this out for a while....
> >
> > But can someone please tell me how to CALCULATE REBOUNDING RATE
> > based on Hollingers equation? I used the one he mentions in the
> > book and I get #'s ranging from .200 to like 1.100, NOTHING like
the
> > #'s should be.
> >
> > Can someone please do a sample calculation for me?
>
> I never remember what it was John did, but I think it was
>
> REB/MIN/(TMREB + OPPREB)*TMMIN/5
>
> So the average is 10%, or 1 in 10 because there are 10 guys on the
> court. That's what I use if it's not what John uses because it's
> really intuitive to have things that can be compared to # of players
> on the court or on a team. A guy who gets 20% of all available
> rebounds is doing about twice the work as a "normal" player...
>
> DeanO
>
> Dean Oliver